Office for Exceptional Children (OEC)


115 S. Ludlow St., Dayton OH 45402
Tel. (937) 542-3353  |  Fax (937) 542-3456

Interim Chief of OEC

  • Tonya Ray, 937-542-3454

Executive Director

  • Laura Collier, 937-542-3401

Administrative Specialist

  • Carla McCluskey, 937-542-3583

Academic Coordinators, OEC

  • Catherine Valentour, Sr. Academic Coordinator, 937-542-5293
  • Christina Martindale, 937-542-3420
  • Crystal Baughn, 937-542-3292
  • Tina Daniel, 937-542-3440
  • Michelle Dinsmore, 937-542-3385
  • Kristen Edwards, 937-542-3438
  • Sarah Lantz-Ramsay, 937-542-3431
  • Bridgett Pritchard, 937-542-3474

    Placement Specialist

    • Sherida Wynn, 937-542-3464

    If you are in need of Special Education documents, contact:

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    Dayton Public Schools has the best special education services in the area! We offer ...

    • Large motor, physical, occupational, speech, mental health, vision, orientation, hearing, and music therapies.
    • Two programs with services to children with varying degrees of hearing and language impairments.
    • Vision services that are not readily offered in most school districts and charter schools.

    "To equip our students to achieve success in a global society by implementing an effective and rigorous curriculum with fidelity."


    A Guide to Parent Rights in Special EducationThe Basics of an Evaluation Team ReportState Support Team: Appropriate Evaluation